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Re: [SCA-Archery] Archer's Rings

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  • John edgerton
    And a rondel is the form of the the most common medieval archery target. Jon ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 65 , Nov 25, 2008
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      And a rondel is the form of the the most common medieval archery target.

      Jon

      On Nov 25, 2008, at 9:52 PM, Carolus wrote:

      > Heraldicly, a weapon's normal position is as it would be used, thus a
      > sword is blade up and a pheon point down. If the position is
      > reversed it is said to be inverted. I would suggest making the rings
      > a pheon on a rondel. This eliminates any question of inversion and
      > lets the wearer choose if the pheon points distally or medially.
      > Carolus
      >
      > At 06:45 PM 11/25/2008, you wrote:
      >
      > >Padraig,
      > > >
      > >For some reason, all of the pheons I have seen depicted in heraldry
      > >have been point down. I am sure there are exceptions and there is
      > >probably a term used in heraldry to describe the alignment. The plan
      > >is to make a shield shaped ring with a pheon point down. The problem
      > >is, what field color ought to be used? The field could also be
      > >divided by wire cloisonns.
      > > >
      > >Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
      >
      >
      >



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    • Adrian
      Hi, Jim. Hello, Everyone. My right ring finger was just itching for a ring a moment ago, and I thought of this project. How far along did this move? Thank you,
      Message 65 of 65 , Aug 19, 2009
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        Hi, Jim. Hello, Everyone.

        My right ring finger was just itching for a ring a moment ago, and I thought of this project. How far along did this move?

        Thank you,
        Adrian

        --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, James Koch <alchem@...> wrote:
        >
        > Adrian,
        > >
        > A word file ought to do it. My e-mail address is alchem@...
        > >
        > Jim Koch (Gladius The Alchemist"
        > >
        > >
        > >At 06:58 AM 12/19/2008, you wrote:
        >
        > >Hi, Jim.
        > >
        > > > E-mail me your designs as an attachment. I am already making the
        > > > first wax prototypes.
        > > > >
        > > > Jim "Gladius The Alchemist"
        > >
        > >If you can send an e-mail to me, the address is ashamblin4 at yahoo dot
        > >com, I can send them to you as a Word file, a Publisher file and
        > >possibly a PDF file.
        > >
        > >Adrian
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
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